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Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 05:51 PM PDT

Bipartisan Plan to Curb Health Premiums Gets Strong Support

Bipartisan Plan to Curb Health Premiums Gets Strong Support

A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets gained momentum Thursday when enough lawmakers rallied behind it to give it potentially unstoppable Senate support. As the measure's prospects...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 04:34 PM PDT

Pentagon Faces Demands for Details on Deadly Attack in Niger

Pentagon Faces Demands for Details on Deadly Attack in Niger

Members of Congress demanded answers Thursday two weeks after an ambush in the African nation of Niger killed four U.S. soldiers, with one top lawmaker even threatening subpoenas. The White House defended the...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 08:36 PM PDT

Kelly 'Stunned' by Rep.'s Criticism of Trump's Call to Widow

Kelly 'Stunned' by Rep.'s Criticism of Trump's Call to Widow

White House chief of staff John Kelly said Thursday he was "stunned" and "broken hearted" by a Florida congresswoman woman's criticism of President Donald Trump's phone call to one of the...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 05:58 PM PDT

Thousands Eligible for DACA Renewals Failed to Apply in Time

Thousands Eligible for DACA Renewals Failed to Apply in Time

About 21,000-22,000 young immigrants, many brought to the country illegally as children, did not submit their status renewal applications in time. That's according to preliminary numbers released Thursday by...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 06:56 PM PDT

Obama Tells Democrats to Reject Politics of Division, Fear

Obama Tells Democrats to Reject Politics of Division, Fear

Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday with party's candidates for governors in Virginia and New Jersey. "Why are we...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:00 PM PDT

Puerto Rico Still Stumbles in the Dark a Month After Maria

Puerto Rico Still Stumbles in the Dark a Month After Maria

One man climbs 24 flights of stairs several times a day alongside dormant elevators. Street vendors hawk plastic washboards for $20. And families outstretch their hands as crews in helicopters drop supplies...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:47 AM PDT

Erratic Negotiator Trump Kicks Issues to Congress: Analysis

Erratic Negotiator Trump Kicks Issues to Congress: Analysis

President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic negotiating partner as he punts policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants. His rapid backpedal this week on a...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 02:26 PM PDT

Trump on His Puerto Rico Response: 'I'd Say It Was a 10'

Trump on His Puerto Rico Response: 'I'd Say It Was a 10'

President Donald Trump gave himself a "10" on Thursday for his response to the widespread devastation Puerto Rico suffered after back-to-back hurricanes created a situation that the island's governor described...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:54 PM PDT

'Casual Cruelty' Degrades US Discourse, George W. Bush Warns

'Casual Cruelty' Degrades US Discourse, George W. Bush Warns

Former President George W. Bush is warning against the proliferation of cruelty and bigotry in American life that is threatening public discourse and may be harming faith in democracy. Bush's comments deriding...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 09:33 AM PDT

'Casual Cruelty': Bush Criticizes Current State of Politics

'Casual Cruelty': Bush Criticizes Current State of Politics

Former president George W. Bush criticized the current state of American politics and the Trump administration with a pointed speech on the "casual cruelty" common in modern political discussions,...

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